, 28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D., , Coele
The site of ancient (Dion, ) has not been conclusively identified. The four leading candidates for are Tell al-Husn and Edun, both near Irbid, in Jordan, Kufr Abil, near , and Tell al-Ash'ari, near the Syrian town of Der'a.RY77844. Bronze AE 24, 3, 3, IV 3, 1280, 245 (year 268), aF, highlighting earthen deposit, some corrosion and encrustation, 10.924 g, maximum 24.1 mm, 0o, mint, 208 - 209 A.D.; AV K M AV ANTWNEI, laureate, draped, and youthful right, from behind; temple, flaming within under central arch, in , AOC (year 271) downward on left, KOI - CVP (Coele ) above roof, ∆EIHN-WN starting in and last two letters upward on right; ; $130.00 (€115.70)
, 28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D., Rabbathmoba,
Rabbathmoba, probably the Biblical Ir-Moab, was conquered by Alexander Jannaeus. Its ruins are 18 kilometers of Kerak in Jordan.RP72140. Bronze AE 24, 29b; , p. 44, 5 var. (date P − ∆); 15 var. (same); -; -, aF, green highlighting , porous, 8.987 g, maximum 24.1 mm, 315o, Rabbathmoba (near Kerak, Jordan) mint, 209 - 210 A.D.; AVT KAIC ANTΩNINOC CEB, laureate, draped, and right, from behind; PABAΘMOVBHNΩN, Poseidon standing left, nude, foot on prow, in right, trident vertical behind in left, ∆ − P (year 104) divided across ; $70.00 (€62.30)
Philistia or , Imitative Athenian , c. 350 - 330 B.C.
, , Semitic Group II, p. 57 and pl. 11, 57 (this coin); for Athenian prototype see p. 245, fig. 9, VF, two test cuts on the , imitating the typical Athenian of the period, 16.682 g, maximum 25.5 mm, 270o, Gaza(?) mint, c. 350 - 330 B.C.; of right with eye seen in true profile, wearing crested helmet ornamented with three olive leaves and floral scroll; owl standing right, facing, to right AΘE in large lettering, to left olive sprig and crescent, the A is missing a portion of one leg, giving the character a form similar to a backward "P" or an Aramaic letter resh; plate coin; very ; SOLD
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